Creative Writing, Poetry, Writing

Wide Water Wash – #writephoto

For Sue Vincent’s Thursday Photo prompt Another old one- it’s been a very long day but when I saw the picture I gain knew I had a perfect poem to go with it.

This is the picture

By Scott Bailey © 2014

Wide, water wash
Grey beneath the early morning mist
Chance sunbeams bounce and sparkle
River banks lost and blurred
Returning to their ancient ways
Unbound from man’s constraint
A gentle reminder of the eventual winner
Water wandering where it will
Free and unordered
Rolling seeping or swelling to the sea
Grasses, shrubs and tree swimming
Mirrored in their sudden still lakes

Originally Published in “A Spring of Dreams“.

Creative Writing, Daily Prompt, Poetry, Writing

Switch it Off

By Scott Bailey © 2018

For a restart button
A ctrl-alt-del
For some days
Some situations
For life
Must be the geek in me
I want to switch it all off
And back on again


Image from Pixabay

In response to the daily prompt Restart

#DailyPrompt, #amwriting, #postaday

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Mankind Limited – The Sky



The sky to the west was as dark as a promise of Armageddon. It was punctuated occasionally by a piercing fork of blue-white lightning.

As piercing as the eyes that watched. Mankind Ltd.

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